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Serial Number: 81273

FON: 8657

Year shipped: 1927

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Notes: This guitar was purchased new directly from the Gibson Factory by musician Stanley Richards.


Photos courtesy of Stan Werbin of Elderly Instruments

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the fifth fret with double dots at frets 12 and 17

Body: Maple back with maple sides

Hardware: Gold plated metal parts including engraved three-on-a-strip tuners with pearl buttons and wrap-over tailpiece. Short pickguard